Colin Vandell is a trusted adviser to clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, nonprofit organizations, and high-net-worth individuals. Colin's trial and arbitration practice focuses on complex civil litigation, including commercial, intellectual property, mass tort, consumer protection, and trust and estate disputes. These matters span a variety of industries, with an emphasis on entertainment and media, real estate, hospitality, and consumer products. Colin serves as chair of LGBTQ @ Venable, whose mission is to provide education and professional development opportunities for our firm’s LGBTQ lawyers, clients, and friends.
Colin's significant experience and his commonsense approach to litigation have yielded success for both plaintiff and defendant clients, from courtroom victories to high-stakes negotiated resolutions. By charting a comprehensive and aggressive strategy from the outset, and working closely with clients at each step of the litigation process, Colin has repeatedly demonstrated that lawsuits may be pursued and resolved efficiently and effectively.
Editor-in-Chief, Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal
Executive Editor, Journal of Law & Politics
Phi Beta Kappa